May 2012 Volume 34 Number 5
282 PIEDMONT LINES – RAILWAY OF THE MONTH
John D.Medley describes his American O layout, representing part of the Southern, which has been developed over some years to its present extensive state.
Eric Gates visited a successful preserved narrow gauge line deep in south-east Germany, close to the Czech border, which is home to some iconic Saxon locomotives.
298 ROCKFORD BAY DEPOT – SCALE DRAWINGS
Garth Ponsonby explains how he designed and scratch-built the substantial depot building for his new US On30 layout, the Coeur d’Alene Railway, featured last month.
Tom de Decker describes his modular HOm layout, which began as a small diorama, and is based on a Belgian Vicinal prototype in the wooded Ardennes.
Gordon Davis offers some vintage 1950s photographs of this electrified interurban route in Japan as a contrast to the present situation as modelled by Doug Coster.
CONTINENTAL MODELLER 326
Doug Coster takes a detailed look at some of the scenes on his extensive Japanese N gauge modern image layout, which was first featured in our July 2011 issue.
322 SCHÖNBUCHBAHN – PLAN OF THE MONTH
Andrew Evans explores another interesting branch line in Baden–Württemberg, finds an almost perfect station to model, and offers two suggestions for layouts.
326 BAHNHOF LAUFENMÜHLE
Coincidentally modelling in HO a small station on the line suggested by Andrew Evans last month, Alan Peacock imagines how rural Württemberg looked in spring 1912.
332 BAVARIAN ‘FRANKENSTEIN’
Andrew Naisbitt relates how he made a 2-4-2 tender loco by combining LGB and Bachmann spare parts to augment his existing fleet based on a classic LGB model.
ASF – the diminutive battery-powered electric vehicles built for the Deutsche Reichsbahn for use in loco depots and workshops, concisely described by Graham Lightfoot as an introduction to the new Rivarossi HO scale model.
338 LATEST REVIEWS
Including: Rivarossi DR ASF (HO), Roco SNCF CC72000 (HO), and Brawa DB Kds56 silo wagon (O).
346 BOOK REVIEWS
348 VIDEO REVIEWS
350 EXHIBITION DIARY